Horrifying footage shows moment car plummets from motorway flyover and into crowd of pedestrians


This is the moment a car plummeted 20ft from a motorway flyover into a crowd of people - leaving one woman dead and six others injured.

Horrifying CCTV footage shows the car ploughing through safety barriers and off the edge of the flyover.

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It landed on a group of pedestrians who were waiting at a bus stop in Hyderabad, Telangana in southern India on Saturday afternoon.

The car plummeted 20ft from a motorway flyover into a crowd of people in Hyderabad, Telangana, southern India (Picture: SWNS)
The car plummeted 20ft from a motorway flyover into a crowd of people in Hyderabad, Telangana, southern India (Picture: SWNS)
The car flew into a crowd of pedestrians waiting for a bus, leaving one dead and injuring six (Picture: SWNS)
The car flew into a crowd of pedestrians waiting for a bus, leaving one dead and injuring six (Picture: SWNS)

According to police, the red Volkswagen was travelling at more than 100km per hour when the driver lost control.

That was despite the speed limit on the road being 40km per hour.

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Some pedestrians managed to dive out of the way when they saw the approaching car.

But as it plummeted into the crowd, six people were injured and had to be rushed to hospital.

According to local police, the car is understood to have been travelling at more than 100km per hour - on a road with a 40km per hour speed limit (Picture: SWNS)
According to local police, the car is understood to have been travelling at more than 100km per hour - on a road with a 40km per hour speed limit (Picture: SWNS)
The driver of the car escaped without serious injury (Picture: SWNS)
The driver of the car escaped without serious injury (Picture: SWNS)

One woman was also killed in the terrifying incident.

The driver of the car escaped without serious injury, police said.

Earlier this year video of a truck driver driving more than a mile with a car stuck to the front of his cab after an "extreme road rage" incident in India went viral online.

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